The Hartsbrook School
Waldorf Education In The Pioneer Valley Of Western Massachusetts
Clarity of Thought | Warmth of Heart | Strength of Purpose

Farm Camp
2015

Farm Camp offers children a fun learning opportunity to work hands-on with farm animals and to participate in a variety of agricultural craft activities.

Farm Camp is offered over the April school vacation week, and for 4 summer sessions. Sessions are held Monday through Friday from 8:45am – 3:00pm. To ensure a space for your child, please register early.

SESSION DATES:

Spring Vacation Farm Camp:
April 20-24, 2015

Summer Farm Camp 2015:
Session 1: June 15-19
Session 2: June 22-June 26
Session 3: June 29-July 3 
Session 4: July 6-10 

CIT Program: (ages 13-15)
Session 1: June 15-19 & June 22-26
Session 2: June 29-July 3 & July 6-10

REGISTRATION:
Spring Camp ~ Open Soon

Summer Camp ~ Open Soon

Please email kwathne@hartsbrook.org with any questions.

The Hartsbrook School Farm Camp:
Main School # for Farm Camp use:
(413) 586-1908
fax #: (413) 586-9438

SPRING FARM CAMP:

‘SPROUTS’ PROGRAM:  
Offered in Summer Only
‘YOUNG FARMERS’ PROGRAM: 
Children aged 5½-12 years
(children need to be 5½ by start of camp)

SUMMER FARM CAMP:

‘SPROUTS’ PROGRAM:
children aged 4-5½ years (children need to be 4 by start of camp)

‘YOUNG FARMERS’ PROGRAM:
children aged 5½-12 years (children need to be 5½ by start of camp)
CIT PROGRAM:
Students aged 13-15 yrs (two 2-week sessions)

LOCATION:

The Farmstead at The Hartsbrook School
193 Bay Road in Hadley, MA

COST:

Sprouts & Young Farmers:
CITs:

$40 Sibling Discount is available.  See details in online Registration page.

 

A TYPICAL DAY AT CAMP (Young Farmers):

8:45am Arrival: visiting with the animals, morning circle activities.
9:30 Around the Barnyard: milking our Jersey cow; feeding chicks and lambs; grooming goats and caring for the piglets and Francesca the donkey.
10:30 Snack
10:45 Agricultural Crafts: candle-making, butter and cheese making, bread-baking, paper-making and weaving.
11:45 Farm Journaling/creative activity
12:15 Lunch
12:45 Story-time/Rest-time
1:45 Games/Water Activities (in summer)
2:30 Around the Barnyard
3:00 Campers leave for the Day

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